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Assistant Accountant - Immediate Start

Job Title: Assistant Accountant - Immediate Start
Contract Type: contract
Location: Watford
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Approx 9 Months
REF: GBASSISACCWAT2511_1669396947
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Assistant Accountant
Watford, Hertfordshire (Hybrid Working Very Flexible)
Up to £40,000 - £45,000 depending on experience
Fixed Term Contract - Approximately 9 Months
Immediate Start

Our client a marketing leader in its field are seeking a dynamic part qualified accountant to join the business on an initial fixed terms contract basis to support the business whilst a number of projects are completed. It is envisaged the contact will be for around 9 months but could be extended further.

We are seeking someone that has solid experience assisting with month end close, management reporting, general ledger and balance sheet activities to work closely with and support other members of the Accounting and Management Reporting teams. Working as part of the Finance team in maintaining and delivering the monthly, quarterly and annual P&L & Balance Sheet reporting process.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

* Assisting with monthly close accounting tasks.
* Preparation of General Ledger account reconciliations.
* Reconciliation and review of intercompany balances on a quarterly basis.
* Review of employee expense coding and authorisation.
* Monthly headcount analysis and payroll journal coding.
* New supplier setup and financial integrity checking for existing suppliers where necessary.
* Preparation of monthly credit limits analysis.
* Assist in the quarterly VAT returns.

Ideally you will be part qualified (CIMA, ACCA, AAT or ACA) with Advanced Excel skills, great attention to detail and a strong analytical skill set. Experience of using a large ERP system such as SAP would be an advantage.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.